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Captain Candy

150 Main St, Lower Level, Amherst, MA 01002-2349
+1 413-727-8248
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible28%
25 Jul 2016
“memmory lane.”
11 Jul 2016
“Not as expected at all”
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150 Main St, Lower Level, Amherst, MA 01002-2349
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

found candy that I haven't seen in years. picked up small bag buy the pound. also have tins and other merchandise.

Thank Dawn b
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The shop decoration and look is so nice and so attractive that can drag a person from far away, but when it comes to the candies it's not as expected talking about taste wise, First you are not allowed to have a tester of what...More

Thank SaidMAROUN
CaptainCandy, Owner at Captain Candy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Howdy, I'm very sorry that this guest felt this way.. We do not allow tasting because we would be eaten out of house and home very quickly. We are a small business that is just trying to stay afloat. The Jelly Beans that we carry...More

Reviewed 1 June 2016

We wandered through this place while exploring the building. The person manning the counter was very nice and the selection of candy was pretty good but overall we found the prices rather high and ended up not buying anything. Which is ironic as we both...More

Thank Mseinber
CaptainCandy, Owner at Captain Candy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Howdy, I'm very sorry that this guest felt this way.. We are very price conscious here at Captain Candy and regularly call many candy stores in New England to check prices ( specifically on Bulk candy). At the moment we are the same or lower...More

Reviewed 6 February 2016

Fun place to be a kid, bring a kid or act like one. Not for the healthy eaters but a great place to get in touch with your sweet tooth.

Thank Fay K
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

stay away! The shop is a joke. It looks very inviting but wait until you get to the till. The prices are astronomical. The guy that serves you doesn't even smile and say have a good day. I'm sure I would smile knowing I have...More

1  Thank Katiemcloughlin
CaptainCandy, Owner at Captain Candy, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2016

Howdy, I'm very sorry that this guest felt this way.. We are very price conscious here at Captain Candy and regularly call many candy stores in New England to check prices ( specifically on Bulk candy). At the moment we are the same or lower...More

Reviewed 2 November 2013

*The* place to go for the candy you remember from childhood. My weakness is Bit-O-Honey. Captain Candy has a gorgeous new location in Thornes Marketplace - its colorful décor will cheer you up if you're feeling middling or down just by virtue of crossing the...More

Thank Jen H
Reviewed 29 September 2011

Captain Candy knows his sweets. He has everything -- from the latest kid crazes, to high-end hand-made chocolates, to the ol' retro candies that us old-timers remember from our childhoods. Little kids come into his store and get these BIG EYES. I do a lot...More

1  Thank lhq
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Main St, Lower Level, Amherst, MA 01002-2349
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-727-8248
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Description
A cool Candy Store with a Superhero theme. Over 100 bins of bulk candy and many of the oldies you'll remember from your child hood.
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